An empirically derived approach to the classification and diagnosis of mood disorders.

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This article describes a system for diagnosing mood disorders that is empirically derived and designed for its clinical utility in everyday practice. A random national sample of psychiatrists and clinical psychologists described a randomly selected current patient with a measure designed for clinically experienced informants, the Mood Disorder Diagnostic… (More)

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@article{Westen2012AnED, title={An empirically derived approach to the classification and diagnosis of mood disorders.}, author={Drew Westen and Johanna C Malone and Jared A Defife}, journal={World psychiatry : official journal of the World Psychiatric Association}, year={2012}, volume={11 3}, pages={172-80} }